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Business Development Manager-European Road Freight

Our client who are a Large Global Logistics busines are now looking for a Business Development Manager based withing the Midlands area to sell various products from within their Road Logistics division

As the Business Development Manager you will be responsible for proactively canvassing new business selling the core products of our clients overland road freight division and have the responsibility of developing and maintain profit from new accounts and development of existing business. You will be assigned an allocated sales territory to proactively canvass new business Customers, selling the core products of the Road logistics Business Unit, with a focus on high level, big value accounts.

Your Responsibilities :
- Actively solicit business in a designated territory through external sales visits, where in there could be the requirement for client presentations
- Assist and complete Tenders for nominated area
- Understand the Customer needs and provide solutions which meet there requirement to close business
- Responsible for completing SOPs and confirming with operations in order to support the solution provided to the Customer
- Telesales requirement to ensure enough new business appointments are closed to hit targets
- Actively plan and co-ordinate your local area sales strategy, ensuring consistent and regular contact is maintained with existing and potential Customers.
- Ensuring that operational and financial issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner
- Be responsible for regularly recording all contact made with the Customer on the Customer Relationship Management tool CRM, ensuring data integrity at all times
- Raise appropriate quotations and sales literature, when requested to do so by the Customer.

Your Skills and Experiences
- Previous experience of working in a targeted new business environment
- Experience and knowledge of working in European Road Freight/ Groupage is advantageous, bt the client will also consider Air or Sea Freight Forwarding, Express Parcels, Pallets, Haulage etc
- Proven business to business, face to face sales experience
- Experience of working to individual targets
- Strong communication and inter-personal skills
- High degree of organisational, administrative, communication skills and self-motivation
- Full Driving Licence

£40,000 to £50,000 Basic
£80,000 to £100,000 ote
Pension and life Insurance
Mobile Phone


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands, - Midlands West, - Midlands East, Birmingham
Benefits:£40,000-50,000 basic salary; £80,000-100,000 ote; car; pension; life insurance; mobile; laptop
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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